Top 10 dog and cat names for 2018

Top 10 dog and cat names for 2018

IF you received the joy of a new fur baby for Christmas, you may be deliberating over what to name the newest member of your family.

To add some inspiration, Pet Insurance Australia has released the top 10 popular canine and feline names for 2018 from their database of about 150,000 pets across Australia, with a few unusual additions as well.

“It’s always a crowd favourite to see who made the top 10 list this year,” Pet Insurance Australia’s Nadia Crighton said.

“This gives us a wonderful indication of the trends when it comes to pet names across Australia.

“There were certainly some new names that made the list including Willow and Cooper compared to last year.

“Of course, let’s not forget some Disney favourites including Simba who actually made the top 10 this year. Other names include Maleficent, Bambi and Tinkerbell.”

Top Canine Female Names – 2018

1. Bella

2. Luna

3. Ruby

4. Molly

5. Coco

6. Daisy

7. Lucy

8. Rosie

9. Lola

10. Poppy

Top Canine Male Names – 2018

1. Charlie

2. Max

3. Archie

4. Buddy

5. Ollie

6. Milo

7. Oscar

8. Bailey

9. Alfie

10. Cooper

Popular Female Felines – 2018

1. Luna

2. Bella

3. Coco

4. Molly

5. Lilly

6. Cleo

7. Mia

8. Willow

9. Lucy

10. Lola

Popular Male Felines – 2018

1. Charlie

2. Simba

3. Oscar

4. Max

5. Milo

6. Leo

7. Jasper

8. George

9. Archie

10. Tigger

Other unusual new names – 2018

Kiki

Narla

Arschar

Arya

Babushka

Moxi

Cheeky

Porkchop